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Portrait of John L. Lovell taken at his Amherst Picture Gallery.

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A man in a white linen summer suit stands outside Lodestone on Belchertown Road in Amherst. The Eastman family lived at this location from 1911 to 1919. Eastman authored most of his published books during the family's time in Amherst.

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Lengthy article describing Noah Webster's life in Amherst including a description of his property and house, what he grew in his garden, the process he used to write his famous dictionary, what Amherst and the Town Common looked like at the time, and…

Obit.pdf
Newspaper clipping of the obituary of Emily Dickinson written by Susan Dickinson and published in the Springfield Republican (May 18, 1886) and the Amherst Record (May 19, 1886).

WadsworthSermon.pdf
This sermon was preached at the beginning of the Civil War by Charles Wadsworth, a minister proclaimed by Emily Dickinson to be "My Shepherd from 'Little Girl'hood'." Dickinson had heard him preach at the Arch Street Presbyterian Church in…

MtHolyokeSemCat.pdf
This 16-page catalog lists trustees, teachers and pupils at the Mount Holyoke Female Seminary for the year that Emily Dickinson attended, describing the course of study, entrance requirements, books used, vacations, Sabbath requirements, etc.

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Camera and equipment used in the photography business of John L. Lovell.

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This is the elm tree on the lot opposite the Ray Stannard Baker house on Sunset Avenue in Amherst. He purchased the meadow in order to save the tree. About the elm he wrote, "It is content. It does not weep with remorse over its past, nor tremble for…

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Ray Stannard Baker harvesting apples (or quince) from one of the fruit trees on his property in Amherst.

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Portrait of Ray Stannard Baker, American author, who also wrote under the pen name of David Grayson.

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View of the house the Henry Hill Goodell lived in when he was president of Massachusetts Agricultural College. Robert Frost later bought and lived in this house from 1932 to 1938.

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Office and studio where John L. Lovell operated his photography business in Amherst, Mass.

Atlas_of_Heavens.pdf
This atlas includes diagrams of the planets and constellations of both hemispheres. It accompanies a textbook of the same name and was studied by Emily Dickinson while at Amherst Academy. It has hand painted color and is bound in brown cardboard…

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This is Fort Juniper, the home of poet Robert Francis in Amherst, Massachusetts. In the summer of 1940 Robert Francis bought 1/2 acre of land on which to build a house. The entire cost of his 20 foot by 22 foot house was $1500. He called his home…

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Photograph of Robert Francis in the doorway of Fort Juniper, the small house he built in North Amherst, leaning with one hand on the outside wall.
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